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History Deaths on August 11


John Hunyadi
John Hunyadi, Hungarian general and politician (b. 1387)

#John_Hunyadi

Max Theiler
Max Theiler, South African-American virologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1899)

#Max_Theiler

Tazio Nuvolari
Tazio Nuvolari, Italian race car driver and motorcycle racer (b. 1892)

#Tazio_Nuvolari

Ambrosio Padilla
Ambrosio Padilla, Filipino basketball player and politician (b. 1910)

#Ambrosio_Padilla

Harald Nielsen
Harald Nielsen, Danish footballer and manager (b. 1941)

#Harald_Nielsen

Johann Tetzel
Johann Tetzel, German preacher (b. 1465)

#Johann_Tetzel

Sergio Obeso Rivera
Sergio Obeso Rivera, Mexican Roman Catholic cardinal (b. 1931)

#Sergio_Obeso_Rivera

Henry James Pye
Henry James Pye, English poet and politician (b. 1745)

#Henry_James_Pye

Möngke Khan
Möngke Khan, Mongolian emperor (b. 1208)

#Möngke_Khan

Otto Wahle
Otto Wahle, Austrian-American swimmer and coach (b. 1879)

#Otto_Wahle

Enrico Betti
Enrico Betti, Italian mathematician and academic (b. 1813)

#Enrico_Betti

Hamnet Shakespeare
Hamnet Shakespeare, son of William Shakespeare (b. 1585)

#Hamnet_Shakespeare

Agnes of Faucigny
Agnes of Faucigny, Dame ruler of Faucigny, Countess consort of Savoy

#Agnes_of_Faucigny

Yisrael Kristal
Yisrael Kristal, Polish-Israeli supercentenarian; oldest living Holocaust survivor and one of the ten oldest men ever (b. 1903)

#Yisrael_Kristal

Kika Szaszkiewiczowa
Kika Szaszkiewiczowa, Polish author and blogger (b. 1917)

#Kika_Szaszkiewiczowa

Kettil Karlsson (Vasa)
Kettil Karlsson, regent of Sweden and Bishop of Linköping (b. 1433)

#Kettil_Karlsson_(Vasa)

Lavinia Fontana
Lavinia Fontana, Italian painter (b. 1552)

#Lavinia_Fontana

George Furth
George Furth, American actor and playwright (b. 1932)

#George_Furth

Magnentius
Magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303)

#Magnentius

Lorenz Oken
Lorenz Oken, German botanist, biologist, and ornithologist (b. 1779)

#Lorenz_Oken

Herb Brooks
Herb Brooks, American ice hockey player and coach (b. 1937)

#Herb_Brooks

Bill Woodfull
Bill Woodfull, Australian cricketer and educator (b. 1897)

#Bill_Woodfull

János Drapál
János Drapál, Hungarian motorcycle racer (b. 1948)

#János_Drapál

Edith Wharton
Edith Wharton, American novelist and short story writer (b. 1862)

#Edith_Wharton

Lydia Koidula
Lydia Koidula, Estonian poet and playwright (b. 1843)

#Lydia_Koidula

Khudiram Bose
Khudiram Bose, Indian Bengali revolutionary (b. 1889)

#Khudiram_Bose

Jackson Pollock
Jackson Pollock, American painter (b. 1912)

#Jackson_Pollock

Halfdan Kjerulf
Halfdan Kjerulf, Norwegian pianist and composer (b. 1815)

#Halfdan_Kjerulf

Andrew Carnegie
Andrew Carnegie, Scottish-American businessman and philanthropist, founded the Carnegie Steel Company and Carnegie Hall (b. 1835)

#Andrew_Carnegie

Raymond Delisle
Raymond Delisle, French cyclist (b. 1943)

#Raymond_Delisle

Mike Douglas
Mike Douglas, American singer and talk show host (b. 1920)

#Mike_Douglas

Leonidas I
Leonidas I, Agiad King of Sparta

#Leonidas_I

Siegfried Flesch
Siegfried Flesch, Austrian fencer (b. 1872)

#Siegfried_Flesch

Alfred A. Knopf Sr.
Alfred A. Knopf Sr., American publisher, founded Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. (b. 1892)

#Alfred_A._Knopf_Sr.

Macedonio Melloni
Macedonio Melloni, Italian physicist and academic (b. 1798)

#Macedonio_Melloni

Hans Memling
Hans Memling, German-Belgian painter (b. 1430)

#Hans_Memling

Eunice Kennedy Shriver
Eunice Kennedy Shriver, American activist, founded the Special Olympics (b. 1921)

#Eunice_Kennedy_Shriver

Robert II Keith, Marischal of Scotland
Robert II Keith, Marischal of Scotland

#Robert_II_Keith,_Marischal_of_Scotland

Raymond Gravel
Raymond Gravel, Canadian priest and politician (b. 1952)

#Raymond_Gravel

Robin Williams
Robin Williams, American actor and comedian (b. 1951)

#Robin_Williams

Blas Infante
Blas Infante, Spanish historian and politician (b. 1885)

#Blas_Infante

Richard Oriani
Richard Oriani, Salvadoran-American metallurgist and engineer (b. 1920)

#Richard_Oriani

Tom Drake
Tom Drake, American actor and singer (b. 1918)

#Tom_Drake

Vicente Emilio Sojo
Vicente Emilio Sojo, Venezuelan conductor and composer (b. 1887)

#Vicente_Emilio_Sojo

Nicholas of Cusa
Nicholas of Cusa, German cardinal and mystic (b. 1401)

#Nicholas_of_Cusa

Anne Ramsey
Anne Ramsey, American actress (b. 1929)

#Anne_Ramsey

Armand Borel
Armand Borel, Swiss-American mathematician and academic (b. 1923)

#Armand_Borel

Byrhtnoth
Byrhtnoth, English soldier (b. 956)

#Byrhtnoth

Zafar Futehally
Zafar Futehally, Indian ornithologist and author (b. 1919)

#Zafar_Futehally

Mary Sumner
Mary Sumner, English philanthropist, founded the Mothers' Union (b. 1828)

#Mary_Sumner

Vladimir Beara
Vladimir Beara, Croatian footballer and manager (b. 1928)

#Vladimir_Beara

John Henry Newman
John Henry Newman, English cardinal and theologian (b. 1801)

#John_Henry_Newman

Peter Cushing
Peter Cushing, English actor (b. 1913)

#Peter_Cushing

Stefan Jaracz
Stefan Jaracz, Polish actor and theater producer (b. 1883)

#Stefan_Jaracz

Eugenio María de Hostos
Eugenio María de Hostos, Puerto Rican-American sociologist, philosopher, and lawyer (b. 1839)

#Eugenio_María_de_Hostos

Jean Bugatti
Jean Bugatti, German-Italian engineer (b. 1909)

#Jean_Bugatti

Jean Papineau-Couture
Jean Papineau-Couture, Canadian composer and academic (b. 1916)

#Jean_Papineau-Couture

Miriam Licette
Miriam Licette, English soprano and educator (b. 1885)

#Miriam_Licette

Pedro Nunes
Pedro Nunes, Portuguese mathematician and academic (b. 1502)

#Pedro_Nunes

Ottavio Piccolomini
Ottavio Piccolomini, Austrian-Italian field marshal (b. 1599)

#Ottavio_Piccolomini

William Waynflete
William Waynflete, English Lord Chancellor and bishop of Winchester (b. c. 1398)

#William_Waynflete

Clare of Assisi
Clare of Assisi, Italian follower of Francis of Assisi (b. 1194)

#Clare_of_Assisi

Jia Xu
Jia Xu, Chinese politician (b. 147)

#Jia_Xu

Phil Harris
Phil Harris, American singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1904)

#Phil_Harris

V S Naipaul, British writer (b. 1932)
Segun Bucknor, Nigerian musician and journalist (b. 1946)
Serge Collot, French viola player and educator (b. 1923)
David Howard, English ballet dancer and educator (b. 1937)
Lucy Gallardo, Argentinian-Mexican actress and screenwriter (b. 1929)
Michael Dokes, American boxer (b. 1958)
Red Bastien, American wrestler, trainer, and promoter (b. 1931)
Dursun Karata?, founding leader of the Revolutionary People's Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C) in Turkey (b. 1952)
Galen Rowell, American photographer and mountaineer (b. 1940)
Percy Stallard, English cyclist and coach (b. 1909)
Rafael Kubelík, Czech conductor and composer (b. 1914)
J. D. McDuffie, American race car driver (b. 1938)
John Meillon, Australian actor (b. 1934)
Paul Felix Schmidt, Estonian-American chemist and chess player (b. 1916)
Paul Robert, French lexicographer and publisher (b. 1910)
J. G. Farrell, English author (b. 1935)
Frederic Calland Williams, British co-inventor of the Williams-Kilborn tube, used for memory in early computer systems (b. 1911)
Antanas Šk?ma, Lithuanian-American author, playwright, actor, and director (b. 1910)
Charles-François Tiphaigne de la Roche, French physician and author (b. 1722)
Prince Vittorio Amedeo Theodore of Savoy (b. 1723)
Bartolomé de Escobedo, Spanish composer and educator (b. 1500)
John Bell, English bishop
Robert Bruce, Lord of Liddesdale
Murdoch III, Earl of Menteith
Thomas Randolph, 2nd Earl of Moray
Domhnall II, Earl of Mar
Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)
Sokkate, king of the Pagan dynasty of Burma (b. 1001)
Gero, Count of Alsleben
Dhuka al-Rumi, Abbasid governor of Egypt
Archbishop Flavian of Constantinople